Marianne Faithfull Legendary 20th Century Blues and Seven Deadly Sins First Time on Vinyl
Legendary 20th Century Blues and Seven Deadly Sins
First Time on Vinyl
Release: February 11, 2022
The legendary British singer and actress turns 75 on Dec 29th 2021
“The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs” Marianne Faithfull
20th Century Blues
British rock ‘n’ roll icon Marianne Faithfull explores the dark side of pre-war Berlin on this album. Highlights include Faithfull’s interpretations of legendary hits like “Mack the Knife,” “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”, “Alabama Song” and Marlene Dietrich’s “Falling In Love Again”.
20th Century Blues features the music of composers and lyricists Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Noël Coward and Harry Nilsson.
20th Century Blues is focused on the music of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht as well as Noël Coward, and was followed in 1998 by a recording of The Seven Deadly Sins, with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dennis Russell Davies.
20th Century Blues was released in 1996 on CD – and now is available for the first time on double vinyl in December 2021.
Seven Deadly Sins
In 1933 two legendary personalities of the German theatre and the musical landscape of the 20th century; Kurt Weill (responsible for the music), and Bertolt Brecht (who wrote the lyrics), collaborated with leading ballet master George Balanchine to create a series of art songs as a ballet.
The Seven Deadly Sins is a studio recording of Kurt Weill’s satirical ballet of the same name by Marianne Faithfull with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Dennis Russell Davies.
The Seven Deadly Sins was released in 1998 on CD – and is available for the first time on double vinyl in December 2021.